Area roundup

August 17, 2012
  • The River City Rippers 16U fastpitch softball team went undefeated to win the Recreational Class 'B' Gold Bracket Championship at the Hagerstown Fairgrounds on July 22. From left to right -- Front row: Sarah Blickenstaff, Madalyn Laughlin, Miranda Pugh, Hunter Vance, Hayley Collins, Brenna Haught and Emma Gist. Second row: Lindsay Clopper, Emily Harvey, Caysie Stover, Kristen Mellott, Samantha Gladhill, Casi Axline-Kidwiler and Courtney Royce. Third row: Manager Greg Clopper, coach Steve Blickenstaff, coach M.D. Spurgeon and coach Arcie Harvey.
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Friday, August 17, 2012


Frederick Hustlers tryouts

The Frederick Hustlers baseball organization will hold tryouts for its 2013 spring/summer teams on Sept. 1-2 and 8-9 at Thomas Johnson High School. The Hustlers will field teams in 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 15U, 16U and 20U (college wood bat league) divisions. For more information, visit the website, send an email to or call 301-371-6441.

PONY fall ball

The Hagerstown PONY League will be holding fall ball registration next week every evening from Tuesday through Friday from 6 to 8 at its field on Jefferson Blvd. For more information, call 301-797-6696.

Shepherd football scrimmages

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — The Shepherd University football team will host an intrasquad scrimmage Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ram Stadium, and another on Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. at Ram Stadium.

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